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Daily Media Digest March 29, 2019

U of C researchers look to demystify childhood migraine, work towards prevention CTV News “A study at the University of Calgary is attempting to determine the cause of migraines in children and teenagers and researchers […]

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2019 March

Daily Media Digest March 28, 2019

Interdisciplinary research team led by RI-MUHC scientists receives Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery … McGill Reporter “an interdisciplinary team led by researchers at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) will undertake a project […]

Guest Blog

Canada’s Middling Budget 2019

    Authors: Dr. Ryan Wiley President, Shift Health Policy Advisor, Research Canada Ms. Deborah Gordon-El-Bihbety President and CEO, Research Canada     Budgets, by their nature, are multi-headed beasts. They must provide a financial […]

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2019 March

Daily Media Digest March 27, 2019

Parkinson Canada targets gaps in services and treatments Canada NewsWire (press release) “This April, during Parkinson Awareness Month, Parkinson Canada wants Canadians to know that they can now access tools and resources to help …” […]

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2019 March

Daily Media Digest March 26, 2019

AHS fighting the opioid crisis with innovative data strategy CityNews Edmonton “CALGARY (660 NEWS) — Alberta Health Services is on the frontline of the fight against the burgeoning opioid crisis. They are coming up with […]

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2019 March

Daily Media Digest March 25, 2019

Major Western University grant to test AI to sort psychosis treatment data The London Free Press “Now researchers at Western University’s medical school have landed a $2.1-million federal grant to test whether artificial intelligence can […]

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2019 March

Daily Media Digest March 22, 2019

Healthy lifestyle counselling helps obese women deliver healthier babies: local study Globalnews.ca “Lawson Health Research Institute is the research division of London Health Sciences Centre and St. Joseph’s Health Care in London. It’s researchers …” […]

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2019 March

Daily Media Digest March 21, 2019

Health tips for obese pregnant women benefit babies: London study The London Free Press “Hill, a scientist at Lawson Health Research Institute — the research arm of London Health Sciences Centre and St. Joseph’s Health […]

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Daily Media Digest March 20, 2019

Lifestyle changes can reduce risks for obese women and their babies during pregnancy CTV News “A new study out of Lawson Health and Research Institute is showing that lifestyle changes during pregnancy can reduce risks […]